Disasters can happen at any time and any place and Washington County’s Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD) team wants to remind everyone to be prepared. Chrystal Woller with COAD says it’s important to have an emergency plan ready in case of a disaster.
Woller says that while local officials and relief workers may be on the scene after a disaster, they cannot reach everyone right away. She adds taking action now can help to minimize the impact an emergency will have on your lives. To find out more about what to put in a disaster kit, look here.